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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. InfinityDB vs. Quasardb vs. Redis

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceDistributed, high-performance timeseries databasePopular in-memory data platform used as a cache, message broker, and database that can be deployed on-premises, across clouds, and hybrid environments infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score43.99
Rank#25  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score177.98
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitehbase.apache.orgboilerbay.comquasardb.netredis.com
redis.io
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdoc.quasardb.netdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitterYouTubeDiscord
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetBoiler Bay Inc.quasardbRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.
Initial release2008200220092009
Current release2.3.4, January 20214.03.1, January 20196.2.6, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
All OS with a Java VMBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes infointeger and binarypartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nononono
Secondary indexesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes infowith tagsyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
HTTP APIproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Java.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavanonoLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)
Triggersyesnonopublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGears
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnowith Hadoop integrationthrough RedisGears
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoTransient modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailAccess Control Lists (ACLs): redis.io/­topics/­acl
LDAP and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Redis Enterprise
Mutual TLS authentication: redis.io/­topics/­encryption
Password-based authentication
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Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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The Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Redis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Redis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Most launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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Redis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
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